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Jake Paul Calls Out UFC Star Who He Wants To 'Obliterate' Before A Showdown With Conor McGregor

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Jake Paul Calls Out UFC Star Who He Wants To 'Obliterate' Before A Showdown With Conor McGregor

YouTube star Jake Paul has called out Nate Diaz as he wants to "obliterate" the UFC star as a springboard for a potential showdown with Conor McGregor.

The 24-year-old American notched up his third professional boxing win with a stunning first-round TKO win over former UFC fighter Ben Askren earlier this month.

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Paul has targeted both McGregor and Dillon Danis in the past as the YouTuber-turned-boxer hasn't been shy at calling out athletes in the world of combat sports.

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The YouTuber has also been involved in a war of words with ex-Love Island star Tommy Fury, as well as a heated confrontation with MMA legend Daniel Cormier at UFC 261.

However, Paul has now turned his attention to Diaz as he insisted that he could "obliterate" the 36-year-old MMA fighter.

The undefeated boxer added that he would be "undeniable" to fight McGregor if he managed to claim a victory over the 'Stockton Slugger.'

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Speaking to ESPN, Paul said: "I think people will immediately write me off, but they're going to tune in to watch.

"It's two massive names and it's a massive pay-per-view.

"When people see me obliterate him [Diaz], their jaws are going to drop, they're not going to know how to react and they're going to think it's rigged again.

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"At that moment in time, I'll be undeniable to fight Conor McGregor because I beat the guy who beat him.

"The Jake Paul vs Conor fight is a massive fight, so I'm like why wait?

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"I don't need to be in this sport forever, I don't need 100 fights so why wait, let's do it right away."

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McGregor, meanwhile, will hope to bounce back from his defeat to Dustin Poirier when the pair collide in their rematch at UFC 264 on 10th July.

However, the 32-year-old Irish superstar recently took a cheeky dig at Paul during his war of words on social media with UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman.

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Topics: Conor Mcgregor, Nate Diaz, Boxing, Jake Paul, UFC, MMA

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